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Nicholas Pfosi

Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22-1/2 years in murder of George Floyd

Jun 26 2021

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) -A judge sentenced former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to 22-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the murder of George Floyd during an arrest in May 2020, video of which galvanized a national protest movement against racism. | Video

After landmark policing trial, a debate over reopening George Floyd Square

Apr 23 2021

MINNEAPOLIS Jay Webb reversed his pickup truck and offloaded mounds of soil into wood-framed flowerbeds in the middle of a Minneapolis intersection that has been transfigured from thoroughfare into sacred ground.

Unrest flares again in Minnesota after fatal police shooting of Black motorist

Apr 13 2021

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (Reuters) -A suburban Minneapolis police officer apparently drew her gun by mistake, instead of her Taser, when she shot a young Black man to death during a traffic stop, a police chief said on Monday, hours before a second night of unrest sparked by the killing. | Video

Protests erupt after police shoot Black man in Minneapolis traffic stop

Apr 12 2021

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets as angry protests erupted in a Minneapolis suburb after a 20-year-old Black man was shot dead during a traffic stop. | Video

Protesters tear down Christopher Columbus statue in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Jun 11 2020

SAINT PAUL, Minn. A group of protesters pulled down a statue of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on Thursday, the latest U.S. monument to be torn down amid nationwide demonstrations against police brutality and racial inequalities.

Protesters tear down Christopher Columbus statue in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Jun 10 2020

SAINT PAUL, Minn. A group of protesters pulled down a statue of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on Thursday, the latest U.S. monument to be torn down amid nationwide demonstrations against police brutality and racial inequalities.

Protests, looting erupt in Minneapolis over racially charged killing by police

May 28 2020

MINNEAPOLIS Protesters clashed with riot police firing tear gas for a second night in Minneapolis on Wednesday in an outpouring of rage over the death of a black man seen in a widely circulated video gasping for breath as a white officer knelt on his neck. | Video

Long lines and drive-through voting as Wisconsinites brave polls amid coronavirus

Apr 07 2020

BELOIT, Wis./SOMERSET, Wis. Wisconsin voters faced long lines at limited polling locations on Tuesday, as the Midwestern state's presidential primary and local elections moved ahead despite mounting fears about the coronavirus outbreak.

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